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Am i pregnant? I am on birth control and still got my period but I have been feeling pregnancy symptoms such as, nauseous, lower back aches, head aches, mood swings, brown vaginal discharge, bumps around nipples, line on stomach, and dizzy spells for the

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Dr. Joy Jackson
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The symptoms you are having could be caused by hormonal fluctuations due to the birth control pill.
Think about it like this; the birth control pills suppress ovulation thus your body is in a state of pseudo pregnancy. You may benefit from a different pill with a different hormonal make up. At your next visit discuss changing your birth control pill with your doctor. Take care.

In brief: The

The symptoms you are having could be caused by hormonal fluctuations due to the birth control pill.
Think about it like this; the birth control pills suppress ovulation thus your body is in a state of pseudo pregnancy. You may benefit from a different pill with a different hormonal make up. At your next visit discuss changing your birth control pill with your doctor. Take care.
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